Regulator warns spread betting industry over poor controls – Financial TimesPosed On February 6th, 2016


Financial Times

Regulator warns spread betting industry over poor controls
Financial Times
The UK financial watchdog has put the spread betting industry on notice, warning it to improve what the regulator found to be shoddy controls over information and assessments given to customers, leaving the sector vulnerable to financial crime. The
UK financial regulator issues warning to spread betting firmsiGaming Business
UK financial watchdog publicly shames spread betting firms; CMC IPO is goCalvinAyre.com (press release) (blog)
FCA fires warning shot at spread betting firmsReuters UK
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Source:Regulator warns spread betting industry over poor controls – Financial Times

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 5 – ReutersPosed On February 6th, 2016


UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 5
Reuters
CMC MARKETS: British financial spreadbetting firm CMC Markets priced its London stock market listing at 240 pence a share, the company said on Friday. * OIL: Crude oil futures were steady in lacklustre trading on Friday as Asian liquidity faded ahead

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Source:UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 5 – Reuters

London stocks lift in early trade – Business SpectatorPosed On February 6th, 2016


Telegraph.co.uk

London stocks lift in early trade
Business Spectator
However, shares in financial spreadbetting company CMC Markets slipped below the company's flotation price after it listed on the London stock market with a valuation of £691 million ($A1.4 billion). The FTSE remains down by around five per cent since
FTSE rises as miners rally on weak dollarYahoo7 News

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Source:London stocks lift in early trade – Business Spectator

Spread-betting companies warned by watchdog – The Times (subscription)Posed On February 5th, 2016


Spreadbetting companies warned by watchdog
The Times (subscription)
The City watchdog has ordered companies that offer spreadbetting products to do more to ensure that customers know the risks they are taking when they gamble on financial markets. The Financial Conduct Authority said yesterday that contracts for …

Source:Spread-betting companies warned by watchdog – The Times (subscription)

FTSE slips on uncertainty after US jobs data – Reuters UKPosed On February 5th, 2016


Reuters UK

FTSE slips on uncertainty after US jobs data
Reuters UK
After a volatile session, shares in financial spreadbetting company CMC Markets CMCX.L closed at the company's flotation price of 240 pence after it listed on the London stock market with a valuation of 691 million pounds ($1 billion). The FTSE
FTSE 100 closes down as US jobs growth slows in JanuaryTelegraph.co.uk
Britain's FTSE holds on to gains shrugs off weak US jobsLondon South East (registration) (blog)

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Source:FTSE slips on uncertainty after US jobs data – Reuters UK

'Eligible' clients can participate in spread betting firm CMC Markets' plans to float on London Stock Exchange next … – This is MoneyPosed On February 5th, 2016


This is Money

'Eligible' clients can participate in spread betting firm CMC Markets' plans to float on London Stock Exchange next
This is Money
Clients of spread betting and financial trading firm CMC Markets could buy a stake in the business after it confirmed plans to float on the London Stock Exchange next month. The group said 'eligible' new and existing account holders will be able to
CMC float to trigger £200m windfall for founder Peter CruddasFinancial Times
CMC Markets to list in LondonTelegraph.co.uk
Brexit backer Peter Cruddas to sell £200m-plus of CMC Markets sharesThe Guardian
Reuters UK
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Source:'Eligible' clients can participate in spread betting firm CMC Markets' plans to float on London Stock Exchange next … – This is Money

What is spread betting? – News.MarketsPosed On February 5th, 2016


What is spread betting?
News.Markets
Spread betting is also what's known as a leveraged product, meaning an investor only has to put down a small deposit to gain a much larger market exposure. That means an investor can gain, but also lose, much more than they initially invest. That means …

Source:What is spread betting? – News.Markets

Spreadbetting firm CMC Markets to be valued at $1 bln in IPO – bookrunner – Reuters UKPosed On February 5th, 2016


Spreadbetting firm CMC Markets to be valued at $1 bln in IPO – bookrunner
Reuters UK
LONDON Feb 4 British financial spreadbetting firm CMC Markets is likely to price its London stock market listing at 240 pence a share, a bookrunner said on Thursday, after investors were told orders below that were likely to miss out. The price would

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Source:Spreadbetting firm CMC Markets to be valued at $1 bln in IPO – bookrunner – Reuters UK

Profit From VIX to Play March FOMC Meeting – Barron'sPosed On February 4th, 2016


Barron’s

Profit From VIX to Play March FOMC Meeting
Barron’s
The “spread” cost $1 and expresses a view that VIX, recently around 22, could surge to 40 by March expiration. Should that happen, stock prices would be sharply lower. The big trade was preceded by a 100,000 contract spread trade in the same strikes.

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Source:Profit From VIX to Play March FOMC Meeting – Barron's

IPO Watch: City pauses for thought after worst month since '09 – Financial News (subscription)Posed On February 4th, 2016


Financial News (subscription)

IPO Watch: City pauses for thought after worst month since '09
Financial News (subscription)
… companies, including UK oil firm Angus Energy and technology investment firm Draper Esprit, delayed their January floats, people close to the firms told FN sister title WSJ City, several other businesses – including B2B media group Ascential and

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Source:IPO Watch: City pauses for thought after worst month since '09 – Financial News (subscription)